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Rachel Vahey: Pension tax relief tweaks start to bite

Evidence points to the recent changes stalling individuals’ desire to contribute to pensions The cost of pensions tax relief is one discussion that never quite goes away. Instead, there seems to be constant speculation both on the current costs, whether it is sustainable and, more importantly, whether the Government – this one or a future […]

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Sesame remains top of FOS complaints list

Sesame continues to top the complaint charts at the Financial Ombudsman Service, new figures show. The network has been a leader in the list for most of the past two years, despite closing its investment advice arm in 2015. The network faced 88 complaints between July and December 2017, compared to 100 between January and […]

FSCS set to return cash over collapsed DFM

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has said it should begin returning money to investors in collapsed discretionary fund manager Strand Capital as early as next month. The London-based DFM had around 3,000 clients when it was put into special administration in May last year. The FSCS declared it in the default the same month, opening […]

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition

Paul Fidell, Head of Business Development (Investments), writes about one of the primary challenges for those involved in estate planning. He looks at dealing with investment uncertainty in these low growth, low inflation but still volatile investment conditions. Protection of capital, to leave something for beneficiaries, is a fundamental objective of many people’s plans for […]

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